St Christopher by Benvenuto Tisi da Garofalo

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Details

Medium:
Fresco transferred to canvas
Dimensions:
132 x 92 cm
Art Fund grant:
£100 ( Total: £200)
Acquired in:
1958
Vendor:
Sotheby's

Christopher dressed in a white shirt, yellow coat and purple cloak carries the Infant Christ across a river. The Child wears a blue coat and an orange cloak. In the background is a town at the foot of a hill crowned by monastic buildings.

Provenance

The fresco is believed to have come from the Certosa at Ferrara. Francis Cooke Collection, Richmond.

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